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At 04:51 AM 4/8/99 -0400, you wrote: >Does anybody know if the 40mm 2.8 Focotar enlarging lens was redesigned >during it's lifetime because the "first version" was not sharp? It can't be true, because that is just plain wrong. Modern Photography tested it and said it was the closest lens they'd ever tested to their $1,500 APO testing lens. Not sure what that means, but the point is well taken. In that test, in the early 80s, it was the best enlarging lens back then that existed. Eric Welch St. Joseph, MO http://www.ponyexpress.net/~ewelch 2. Switch to the Signature & Tagline Display tab then click on the "|< < > >|" buttons to select a tagline.